It was indeed an unexpected year
It was the end of 2019, welcoming the year 2020 when I told myself that it would be a great year, as I saw my photography activities spike since September 2019 - with major projects that include my collaboration with the band U2.
During this time, I officially became a journalist contributor for Lens Magazine and got my press card a few months later.
I spent last Christmas with my family in Brittany, France, only returning to Singapore in January - where the news on COVID-19 hit the world.
I already had a few travel plans set for the year, such as a two-week trip to South Africa for a magazine cover, heading back to India to do my documentary about the Gypsy, and ending the year off back home in Brittany to spend time with the family.
It usually varies, but mostly I travel almost every two months, and so it would have been about a year since my last travel. I have had many asking me how I'm able to handle this situation, but surprisingly, it hasn't been that difficult - now that I have the time to focus on other areas.
I could travel to visit my family in France, but the quarantine on my way back to Singapore just doesn't quite do it for me - at least not at this time, since it would interfere with my job opportunities. In the early quarter of 2020, I was busy with work, even with a few cancellations due to the COVID-19 situation.
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